First On The Screen First On The Scene Aka… 1930

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    Item title reads - First on the scene - first on the screen! Pathe cameraman secures pictures telling all too tragic story of fatal German airliner crash. Limpsfield, Surrey.

    L/S of bits of wreckage strewn around the field, people stand around and look. Various shots of the fuselage and other parts of the wreckage, the tail is the only part still intact. M/S as people look at the wreckage, a policeman walks by and a man touches the back of the aeroplane Various shots of the blackened wreckage, a fire still burns in part of the airliner.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18947
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    824.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:46:00 / 01:21:25:00
    Canister:
    G 1701
    Sort Number:
    G 1701
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